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Moderate earthquake, 5.1 mag strikes near Ngulung Wetan in Indonesia



Earthquake location -8.9995S, 111.3859WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 78 km S of Ngulung Wetan, Indonesia (48 miles) on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 07:26:44 / 7:26 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Ngulung Wetan in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 11/11/16 / 2016-11-11 00:26:44 / November 11, 2016 @ 12:26 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us100076s4. Event ids that are associated: us100076s4. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 111.3859° East, -8.9995° South, depth 35 km.

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 78 km S of Ngulung Wetan, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 111.3859° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -8.9995° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 78km S of Ngulung Wetan, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-11 00:26:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-11 00:44:01 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 1 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 400 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.376 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.3 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 53 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us100076s4 Id of event.
Event Code 100076s4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100076s4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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